Royal Institution Public Talk - The dark energy of Einstein’s aftermath

Royal Institution Public Talk - The dark energy of Einstein’s aftermath

Tuesday 25th April 2023 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

The Royal Institution
21 Albermarle Street, London, London, W1S 4BS

Visit the Royal Institution for a public presentation in their theatre.

In this talk, Chris Clarkson will describe our current understanding of the Universe at large and how future cosmological surveys will map the vast cosmic web of galaxies on scales so far only envisaged in prodigious computer simulations.

Unravelling this delicate web will reveal the nature of the Big Bang itself and the essence of dark energy — and with it, the universe’s future.

Please note that this has already taken place on 25/04/2023

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Forthcoming events

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    Monday 24th June 2024 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

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    Saturday 6th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

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    Wednesday 17th July 2024 from 18:00pm to 19:15pm

    The Royal Institution, London, W1S 4BS

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